Culture Tourism

( 文化旅游 )

The Center of Buddhism Culture——A Place for Pilgrimage and Worship of Buddhism

Since the introduction and spreading of Buddhism into China nearly 2000 years ago,  Nanjing had played a decisive role in the development of the Buddhism in China. A lot of famous temples and Buddhist monks appeared here in history. Archaeological findings reappeared the parietal bone of Sakyamuni which has been treasured under the relics of a f …

Historical Relics of the Ming Dynasty——Seeking treasures of the Middle Ages in China

1.Xiaoling Tomb Complex

Xiaoling Tomb is the burial place of Emperor Zhu Yuanzhang, founder of the Ming Dynasty. It has been listed as a World Cultural Heritage.

Ticket:70 Yuan
Open Time:8:30-17:00
How to get to:Metro Line …

Republican-era Architecture——Tracing the history and culture of the Republic of China

1.Dr.Sun Yat-sen’s Mausoleum

Located at the south side of the Purple Montain, it is Dr.Sun Yat-sen’s mausoleum who is recognized as the father of modern China.


Open Time:8:30-17:00(Closed every Monday)

Historical Relics about Zheng He——Following the Great Navigator’s Footprints

The great navigator Zheng He, who has an intimate connection with Nanjing, is an outstanding figure with a worldwide reputation in Chinese history. He made voyages for 7 times, lasting 28 years and arrived of more than 30 countries and regions. Linking up the “Silk Road on Sea”, Zheng He had made a major contribution to enhancing the fr …

Museums and Memorial Halls——The science and education world

1.Purple Mountain Observatory

Astronomical research base of the Chinese Academy of Science.

Ticket:15 Yuan
Open Time:8:30-16:30
How to get to:Bus游3,20,315/ Zijinshan Suodao Stop

Special Routes

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Historical Sites in the Ancient Capital
Taicheng Wall, Jiming Temple, Xuanwu Lake → Xiaoling Tomb of the Ming Dynasty, Linggu Temple → Qingliang Hill, Stone City → Mochou Lake → Chaotian Palace → Confucius Temple, Ancient Residence of Wang and Xie → Qixia Mountain → Two 

Folk Customs
Nanjing Museum → Nanjing Brocade Museum of China → Confucius Temple, Folk-custom Garden of Confucius Temple  → Chaotian Pala …

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